How to see posts archived on Instagram: By doing some research on the web, you found that on Instagram it is possible to archive the posts of your profile, to make some order in the Feed. Without thinking twice, you put into practice what you learned, easily managing to archive a previously published photo. Now, however, you would like to retrace your steps, but all your attempts to find the archived posts have not given the desired result.
Is that right, am I right? Then let me tell you that you’ve come to just the right place at the right time. With this guide, in fact, I will explain to you how to see posts archived on instagram acting as a smartphone and computer. In addition to showing you the procedure that will allow you to access the section dedicated to the archived contents of the famous social network of the Meta group, I will also explain how to re-publish an archived post and how to delete it.
Having made the necessary premises, if, as I imagine, you can’t wait to deepen the subject, let’s not waste any more time in chatting and immediately move on to action. Sit down comfortably, take all the time you see fit and dedicate yourself to reading the next paragraphs. I assure you that, by carefully following the instructions I am about to give you and trying to put them into practice, you will be able to view the posts archived on Instagram in no time. Let it bet? Have a good reading!
How to recover archived posts on Instagram
Before explaining to you how to see posts archived on instagram I have to let you know that the section Archive of the multimedia social network, useful for the implementation of this easy and above all quick operation, is accessible only through the Instagram app for Android (also downloadable from alternative stores) e iOS.
If, on the other hand, you intend to proceed from PCthen you have to rely on functionality Data download which, as I will explain in next chapter dedicated to the topic, it allows you to download a file containing all textual content related to your Instagram account, including archived posts.
Android / iOS
For find posts archived on Instagram from smartphonestart the app of the famous social network and log into your account, if necessary, in order to view the main screen (the icon of a cottage).
Now, tap the ☰ button, at the top right of your section profileand select the item Archive in the menu that is shown to you.
Once this is done, in the displayed screen, all you have to do is press on the tab Post archive, choosing it through the drop-down menu, in order to find all the posts that you had previously archived. You didn’t think it would be that easy, did you?
If you want see posts archived on Instagram from PC you must, as anticipated, use the download function of your account data which includes, among other things, all the files relating to the posts you have previously archived.
Once this is done, click on the item Request the downloadcorresponding to the option Data download. Then enter an email address in which to receive the file and select the file format to obtain (HTML or JSON).
To continue, click on the button Forwardtype your account password in the appropriate field and confirm the operation by pressing the button Request the download.
Once this is done, within 48 hours of your request, you will receive a e-mail message containing a link to download the archive in question. Then press the button Download information contained in the email sent by Instagram, log back into your account in the proposed screen and, finally, tap the button Download information to start the download.
Once the download is complete, open the resulting ZIP file and in the folders Media> Archived postsyou will be able to find previously stored photos and videos.
How to post archived posts on Instagram
After having found a previously archived content, through the section Archive of the Instagram app, you can make it visible again on yours profilequickly and easily.
To do this, in fact, through the section Archive> Post Archivetap on the post in question, press the button (…) in the upper right corner and finally tap on the item Show in profile.
If you have any doubts or problems, I recommend that you read my guide on how to recover photos stored on Instagram.
How to remove archived posts on Instagram
Would you like to delete a previously archived post? Nothing simpler. All you have to do, in fact, is to locate the post in question via the section Archive of the Instagram app, as explained in the previous chapter.
Once this is done, click on post of your interest, tap on the icon (…) at the top right and then presses the button Delete twice in a row, to delete the post in question. Easy, right? If you have any doubts or problems, read my tutorial on how to delete all photos from Instagram.